Author Topic: Memory Loss Post Surgery & CFL Prevention  (Read 1123 times)


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Memory Loss Post Surgery & CFL Prevention
« on: August 19, 2017, 03:58:43 pm »
I just read that because the brain is compensating for hearing loss and balance that memory loss is a symptom.  Is that a given? 

What can be done to reduce risk of CFL?  Extra rest and less activity for 7-10 after hospital release?  Is there a timeline for this to happen?  At what point post surgery if you've not had CFL can you feel confident that it won't happen.
6/23/17  3.2cm  Facial numbness and tingling  Tinnitus 2012 
Surgery with Drs. Cunningham and Zomorodi at Duke - upcoming


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Re: Memory Loss Post Surgery & CFL Prevention
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2017, 12:02:24 pm »
Hey there, I am not sure if it is a "given" but it was true for me. I was on steroids a longggg time and my memory was terrible. I am still having some minor issues but much better. For your second question, my experience was I leaked 5 days post op with nothing more than slight walking. So it may leak just because, but I am sure if you over exert, that can't be good either.
Surgery date 5/2/2017 @ Vanderbilt Translab approach with Drs. Haynes & Chambless. Love them :)
Success: removed 99.9% of tumor; no facial issues
Readmitted on 5/7/17 for CFL, had a lumbar drain inserted; CFL repair surgery on 5/14/17 and sprung on 5/15/17.